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Unusual Small Gold and Enamel Verge

Price : £5,750.00
Circa 1740
Diameter   37 mm       Depth   11 mm

A small mid 18th Century French verge in an unusual gold and enamel consular case.  Full plate gilt fusee movement, pentagonal baluster pillars.  Finely pierced and engraved bridge cock with polished steel coqueret, plain three arm gilt balance with blue steel spiral hairspring.  Silver regulator dial with blue steel indicator.  Winding through the white enamel dial, Roman and Arabic numerals, decorative pierced gold hands. Small gold consular case with engraved and enamel foliate decoration.  The stems and leaves engraved in gold surrounded by dark translucent blue enamel over an engraved ground.  The flowers in raised polychrome enamel standing slightly proud of the rest of the case.

Signed       Jn Leroy A Paris